Young Actors Theatre (YAT)
  • 70-72 Barnsbury Road
    N1 0ES
Young Actors Theatre (YAT) in Islington is a Theatre for the whole community. Enquire today about drama classes, workshops, productions and more!


Young Actors Theatre (YAT)


Theatre and Performing Arts

In Islington



The Young Actors Theatre offer drama classes, workshops and productions for young people throughout Islington and further afield.


An exciting and energetic theatre, YAT provides the perfect opportunity for professional development in performing arts.


Director, Andrew Harries says:


'YAT is all about encouraging young people to take risks and learn experientially and therefore if someone wants to perform we want to create opportunities for them to do just that'


If you would like to learn more about YAT or you wish to attend a class or workshop, call today - they recognise, nuture and develop talent.


020 7278 2101


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Workshops, Classes and Courses


Established for 54 years, the Young Actors Theatre offer a wide range of tailor made workshops led by industry professionals for schools, colleges and businesses either at the theatre or in your home venue.


Classes are available for three age groups: 6-11years, 11-16years and 16+ and contain singing, dancing, improvisation, script work, acting and more. There are also summer schools available for members and non-members:


  • Actors Toolkit (12 - 18years)
  • Musical Theatre (6 - 11years)
  • Street Dance (6 - 11 years)
  • YATI Glee Club (6 - 11years)
  • Play in a week (12+)


Training is offered to adults in public speaking and communication to enable better presentations and confidence in the workplace.


Visit the website to view the timetable!


Venue Hire


If you are looking for a venue for a rehearsal, meeting or social get together, YAT main theatre space is available for hire.


Call today to discuss you requirements.


Why Choose YAT?


  • YAT has provided a high quality local and London-wide resource for decades
  • YAT allows young people to explore the performing arts and develop life skills in a safe creative environment;
  • YAT has a consistent track record for making excellent drama training available to all regardless of their background
  • YAT offers drama classes, workshops and the opportunity to take part in a full-scale theatre production
  • YAT currently provides drama education for almost 1000 young people and operates a waiting list system for those wanting to join.



If you or your child would like to become a member of YAT, please call today and provide full details - membership is available on a first come, first served basis but there is no waiting list for children over 11 years.


020 7278 2101


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